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Send money online to Africa from $1 in fees*

Enjoy reduced fees* for Australia to a Mobile Wallet in
Kenya and Zimbabwe

How to send money via Western Union Money Transfer services to receiver's mobile wallet1:


When asked in the selection form “How does your receiver want to receive the money”, choose the “receiver’s mobile wallet1” option.

Provide the receiver’s name and phone number.

The receiver is notified by SMS2 when his/her mobile wallet1 is credited.

Do your family members or friends have mobile wallets1? If so, you can send traditional Western Union® Money Transfers to them by choosing "receiver's mobile wallet”.

No need for your receiver to leave the comfort of their home.

No need to wait for Agent location operating hours.

Receiver's mobile wallet1 is credited directly.



Send Amount (AUD) Transfer Fee* (AUD)
$00.01 - $10.00 $2.50
$10.01 - $20.00 $5.00
$20.01 - $30.00 $7.00
$30.01 - $50.00 $10.00

Getting started is easy

Create a profile online or on the new WU app.

Choose your sending method.

Enter your receiver and payment information.


You'll get a confirmation by email with the tracking number (MTCN).

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.  When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.  Subject to applicable taxes, if any.

1Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply for use of funds e.g. cash-out. Funds availability subject to mWallet provider’s Terms and Conditions.

2Standard message and data rates may apply.